Historic Pubs, Mining & Fine Dining


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6pm-10.30pm - Door-to-Door Service - All costs included - 8 guests maximum

Experience the best and breadth of quintessential English inns, 3 AA Rosette dining, drink and our intriguing past on this unique experience that takes you out of Bath and into the local area for an evening of stories, brews and the most amazing fine dining you’ll find anywhere in the Bath region.

Venture beyond the typical tourist treadmill as one of a handful of travellers led by an engaging local guide, on a journey that will include sampling local beer, enjoying award-winning local cuisine and truly remarkable stories as you visit three different historical inns and discover each one's intriguing past.

Hear tales of Victorian engineers, rough miners and tougher land-ladies. Hear of a government nuclear secret so important, most locals are still unaware of it today. Enjoy outstanding countryside views, drinks among locals and enjoy a full three-course meal at a national award-winning restaurant.

Finish the evening with a final night-cap at a truly unique drinking hole before returning to Bath. Escape the crowds, create timeless memories, and immerse yourself in authentic England...

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What we do is much more than a tour. What we do is unique.

We create personalised, immersive journeys for world-curious, discerning travellers looking to connect with the past and discover authentic England.

Each tour is carefully researched and designed to allow you to go beyond the ordinary and connect with the history, stories, experiences, places and people that make our country so special.

We get you off the beaten track, away from the well-worn tourist experience, to drive through ancient woods, across stunning landscapes, and deep into the countryside. We deliberately don't tell you everything about where we go, what we'll do and what you'll see - it's part of the magic!

We take care of you from the moment we collect you from your door to the point we drop you back again. Relax, enjoy, engage and immerse yourself in the experience. As our guest, we’ll share with you the best of our cuisine, artisans, pubs, hidden gems and elusive delights we locals treasure but few outsiders discover.

Our guides are different too. We are a 'people-first' company that puts the values of integrity, honesty, kindness and the desire to serve at the heart of everything we do.

We choose our guides not only on their experience and credentials, but on the basis of the kind of people they are. They are warm, intelligent, compassionate and communicative people who share our ideals and vision. They are critical thinkers, curious about the world and enthusiastic about sharing their passion for England with you, our guests. Seeing your delight is what makes it magical for us too!

Join us for a journey of discovery into authentic England...

We aim to collect you from your Bath accommodation. Please be ready to depart up to 20 minutes before your tour begins.

If collection is not possible (we collect guests from the front of the Visit Bath Visitor Centre, Bridgwater House, 2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN. Please be there 15 minutes before your tour begins.

Please be aware that our commitment to our guest's care means we are unable to wait for guests who are not ready on time.

This tour typically last around eight hours.

  • We'll collect & return you to/from your Bath accommodation and travel in a small group of eight or fewer in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.
  • We'll travel through stunning countryside to visit one of the most beautiful villages in England...
  • Settle in for the evening in one of England's most atmospheric, historic inns to drink, hear tales and enjoy great conversation...
  • We'll enjoy a stunning 3-course dinner at a local coaching inn that is highly regarded for its atmosphere, service and 3 AA Rosette rated cuisine.
  • We'll finish the evening with a nightcap in an enchanting local inn known for its intriguing interior...
  • Led by a warm, talented local guide
  • 9-seat vehicle with wide, comfortable seats, air-conditioning and large, tinted windows.



Things to consider

Whether you have a definite plan, or a vague idea of what you'd like to see and do, drop us a line and we'll make it happen.

Experiences are mostly conducted in English, but we also speak German. Contact us for details.

We are Solo Traveller Friendly but Private Bookings require a minimum of two guests...

Email us at: hello@aroundandaboutbath.com

Or call us on: +44 8000 747949 or +1 800 563 1960